A major gastronomy event, Sirha Istanbul, which exhibits both food and non-food products, kicked off in Istanbul on Thursday with a wide participation.

Held at the Istanbul Congress Center, the three-day event will host prestigious chief contest Bocuse d‘Or and prominent coffee organization SCA.

The main theme of this year’s event — the seventh so far — is “artisan bread”, referring to uniquely-tasting and prepared pastries.

The fair is organized by GL Events for mainly HORECA (Hotel, Restaurant, Cafe) professionals.

Visitors can taste food and try kitchen equipment.

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